Bowker® is the world's leading provider of bibliographic information, connecting publishers, authors, and booksellers with readers. With an expanded focus on Identifier Services (, Bowker provides tools to help authors promote and sell their books — and resources, such as the Books In Print® database — to help make their titles more discoverable. Bowker, a ProQuest affiliate, is the official ISBN Agency for the United States and Australia.

For Authors

Whether you’re a first time author, or a veteran novelist, Bowker is here to help you:

  • Plan, publish and promote your book
  • make your book easier to discover, evaluate, order and experience
  • Achieve your publishing goals by offering information, guidance, and tools 
  • Connect to your audience
  • Enhance your publication’s visibility and discoverability
  • And ultimately boost sales